The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 24 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.51% 4.63% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.74% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 21
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£525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £603 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -24.32%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
511 464 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.68% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 268 247
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 8 £475 -9.52% 3
Banbury -3 3 £475 -
Abingdon - 2 £500 -
Wallingford - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.51%) Electronics
5 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.51%) MPLS
5 5 (13.51%) DTV
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Content Management
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) QA
6 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (10.81%) JIRA
7 3 (8.11%) Data Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Axure RP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.70%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
1 5 (13.51%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
2 3 (8.11%) SAP PI
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) UDDI
3 1 (2.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DTV
2 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (5.41%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) Scrum
2 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Content Management
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Data Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Governance
5 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.70%) ExactTarget
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Google
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